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Canon Unveils Entry-Level EOS M200 with Eye Detection and 4K Video – Photography Article

Canon has just revealed a new entry-level mirrorless APS-C camera. The Canon EOS M200 won’t blow anybody’s socks off, but it brings some useful upgrades to Canon’s popular entry-level mirrorless EOS M100, adding eye-detection autofocus, 4K video, and more. The main upgrade between the two cameras is the Digic 8 processor, which allowed Canon to include Dual Pixel AF with Eye Detection on the EOS M200. Canon also added (cropped) 4K/24p video, 1080/60p, and automatic support for vertical video when…

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Pro Wedding Photographers Compare iPhone 11 Pro to Canon 5D Mark IV – Photography Article

There’s no doubt the iPhone 11 Pro’s new triple camera and computer vision tech has significantly improved the smartphone’s camera performance, especially in low light. But how far has the phone really come, and can the results hold up against a DSLR in the hands of a wedding photographer? San Francisco-based wedding photographers Jamie and Lauren Eichar of Eichar Photography wanted to find out, so they took the new iPhone 11 Pro out alongside their trusty Canon 5D Mark IV…

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Includes IBIS, Increased Resolution, and More – Photography Article

The Canon 1D X Mark III may be the last of its kind, but it won’t go down without a fight. Information has leaked regarding the Canon flagship camera, predicting a 2020 release. This follows on the heels of Nikon’s D6 announcement and its claim that the D6 will be Nikon’s “most advanced DSLR to date.” The Canon 1D X series and the Nikon D6 series have been longtime competitors, aimed at professional photographers in need of rugged, high-performing camera…

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Canon 1D X Mark III to Feature IBIS and Significant Jump in Resolution: Report – Photography Article

We all expect Canon to announce its EOS 1D X Mark III before the Tokyo olympics, but the rumor miss has been surprisingly quiet on what exactly Canon is planning to do with their next flagship DSLR… until now. According to Canon Rumors, a “very solid source” has confirmed that the 1D X Mark III will arrive in 2020, and shared a few very exciting specs that promise to compete with, and possibly outperform, Nikon’s upcoming D6. CR’s source, who…

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Canon to Produce an 80-Megapixel Mirrorless Camera – Photography Article

  If you’ve been hoping Canon will produce a high-resolution professional mirrorless camera, then you’re in luck. Rumors that Canon has been working on a 70 or 80-megapixel mirrorless camera have been swirling for months, but several new pieces of information make it more likely than ever. First, Canon has filed a patent for an 83-megapixel sensor, which may be at the heart of a new mirrorless camera body. Second, someone claiming to have a prototype of the new camera…

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New Patent Gives Us a Detailed Look at Canon’s Upcoming IBIS Unit – Photography Article

A recently unearthed patent purports to show, in detail, exactly how Canon plans to improve on sensor-based in-body image stabilization for its upcoming full-frame mirrorless cameras and DSLRs. The patent application was uncovered by the folks over at Canon News, and it’s detailed enough to believe that this is the unit we’ll be seeing in future Canon EOS R cameras, and possibly DSLRs. As CN explains, Canon is doing its best to make its IBIS unit as precise and powerful…

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Canon Plans to Debut 80MP+ EOS R Camera in Early 2020: Report – Photography Article

Rumors for an ultra-high resolution Canon full-frame mirrorless camera are heating up. What began months ago as whispers that the Canon 5DS and 5DS R would be replaced by a mirrorless equivalent has turned into a new report that claims to reveal the specs of a Canon prototype that’s currently being tested. Canon Rumors received this spec list just 24 hours after Canon News unearthed a patent for an 83MP image sensor that might be at the heart of this…

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Canon is Developing a Mirrorless-to-DSLR ‘Converter’: Report – Photography Article

One of Japan’s largest newspapers has published a report that contains two very interesting tidbits for Canon mirrorless shooters. First, they claim that Canon will release a 1D X-level EOS R in 2021; and second, the report revealed that Canon is working on some sort of ‘converter’ that can turn a mirrorless camera into a DSLR. The report was published in Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun, and it seems to confirm rumors that Canon is preparing a high-end EOS R camera that…

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Canon Unveils Full-Frame C500 Mark II with 5.9K/60p and Swappable Mount – Photography Article

Earlier today, Canon revealed their latest Cinema EOS camera: the full-frame EOS C500 Mark II. The camera may not be of much interest to photographers, but its 5.9K full-frame sensor with dual-pixel AF, user-swappable mounts, 5-axis electronic stabilization, and dual CFExpress slots might give us a glimpse at some of what’s possible in future EOS R cameras. The C500 Mark II marks the first time Canon has put a full-frame sensor into the more “classic” Cinema EOS style body, packing…

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The 15-35mm and the 24-70mm – Photography Article

Canon has just announced two more lenses for their RF lineup: the RF 15-35mm f/2.8L IS and the RF 24-70mm f/2.8L IS. Note that the RF line is designed for Canon’s full-frame mirrorless bodies, which currently includes the Canon EOS R and the Canon EOS RP. This is excellent news for Canon mirrorless users, who have previously had to contend with Canon’s relatively weak mirrorless lens lineup. So if you’re a Canon mirrorless fan, this is for you. These two…

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Canon RF 28-70 f/2 VS Canon EF 24-70 f/2.8 – Photography Article

Back in July, photographer Patrick Seguin took advantage of his CPS membership to test out one of the most beastly lenses Canon has released in recent memory: the Canon RF 28-70mm f/2 L USM. In the video above, he pits this lens against the tried and true EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II USM to see just how much better the new RF lens performs. Canon hasn’t been bashful about sharing the advantages of the wider, shallower RF mount found on its…

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24m vs 35mm vs 50mm vs 85mm vs 135mm – Photography Article

Portrait photographer Julia Trotti recently put together a useful comparison video for beginners where she captures portraits using a crop-sensor camera and her most-used prime lenses: a 24mm, 35mm, 50mm, 85mm and 135mm. Plenty of people have done comparisons like this using full-frame cameras and, in fact, Trotti did that comparison first. But after publishing that video, the most common request in the comments was to do a follow-up on a crop-sensor body. Given how much more affordable and accessible…

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Can You Shoot Professional Bird Photos on a Budget? – Photography Article

Bird photography—or any wildlife photography, really—is one of the most expensive genres you can get into. A professional birding setup can easily cost you $20,000+. But can you can similar results for 10x less? Bird photographer Jan Wegener decided to find out. In the video above, Wegener put his ~$20,000 setup—Canon 5D Mark IV, Canon EF 600mm f/4L IS II USM, Gitzo Tripod, Wimberley Gimbal Head, and some flash accessories—up against a ~$2,000 kit consisting of a used Canon 5D…

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Canon Shows Off Major Autofocus Update Coming Soon to EOS R and RP – Photography Article

Canon has released a sneak peek of an exciting firmware update coming soon to the EOS R system. The update is all about autofocus, and based on the teaser above it’ll provide a major boost in AF tracking performance to users of Canon’s full-frame mirrorless EOS R and EOS RP. With the plethora of camera and lens announcements from Canon today, the firmware update is easy to overlook, but the three key improvements that this update offers are significant. “The…

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Canon M6 Mark II is Like a 90D with a Mirrorless Camera Body – Photography Article

In addition to the new 90D crop DSLR, Canon today also announced the EOS M6 Mark II crop mirrorless camera. The new M6 Mark II is basically a 90D in a mirrorless camera body. “Bringing the controls and functionality of a Canon EOS DSLR into a compact mirrorless camera, the EOS M6 Mark II is destined to wow advanced-amateur photographers,” Canon says. The M6 Mark II shares many of the same core features and specs as the 90D. You’ll find…

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Canon Unveils the RF 15-35mm f/2.8L IS and RF 24-70mm f/2.8L IS Lenses – Photography Article

Canon’s stable of RF full-frame mirrorless lenses just grew by two members. The company just announced the new RF 15-35mm f/2.8L IS and RF 24-70mm f/2.8L IS, two lenses that “further cement the company’s commitment to” its full-frame mirrorless system, Canon says. RF 15-35mm F2.8L IS USM The new RF 15-35mm f/2.8L IS USM is Canon’s first f/2.8 wide zoom lens that packs image stabilization (IS). It features 5 stops of stabilization, edge-to-edge sharpness, a control ring, and drip and…

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Canon 90D is a Crop DSLR That Shoots 32MP Photos and 4K Video – Photography Article

Canon has announced the Canon EOS 90D, a new crop sensor DSLR aimed at prosumers who want affordable flexibility in shooting both photos and videos. At the core of the 90D is a 32.5-megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor with a 1.6x crop backed by a DIGIC 8 image processor. The camera has an ISO range of 100-25600 (expandable to 51200) and has a continuous shooting speed of up to 11 frames per second. The Dual Pixel CMOS AF system uses 45…

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Canon’s RF 15-35mm f/2.8 and 24-70mm f/2.8 Will Cost $2,300: Report – Photography Article

In addition to the thoroughly leaked Canon 90D and Canon EOS M6 Mark II, the latest rumors indicate that Canon will also officially launch two of the previously-announced “holy trinity” lenses for RF-Mount this week: The RF 15-35mm f/2.8L IS and the 24-70mm f/2.8L IS. The latest report comes from Canon Rumors, who received reliable specs and pricing information about the upcoming lenses. According to CR’s sources, the Canon RF 15-35mm f/2.8L IS and Canon RF 24-70mm f/2.8L IS will…

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The Canon 90D Unveiled Through Leaked Promo Video – Photography Article

After months of rumors and speculation surrounding Canon’s new DSLR offerings, we finally have something certain to report: The specs of the Canon 90D, as indicated by a promotional video leaked from Canon. If you’re a Canon user, you’re going to want to pay attention. Because the Canon 90D is a seriously impressive piece of kit, one that seems to be a combination of the Canon 80D line and the Canon 7D line, and one that will carry on many…

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Canon Leaks Full Product Brochures for the Canon 90D and EOS M6 Mark II – Photography Article

Canon Australia sprung a massive leak last night, when the product pages for the un-released Canon 90D and Canon EOS M6 Mark II both went online by accident. We’ve already shared the promo videos for both cameras that were posted there, but that wasn’t all—Canon leaked its own product brochures, too. There’s very little mystery left about either of these two cameras, which are allegedly scheduled to be announced next week. We don’t know the exact release date, sales start…

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Canon May Produce an Unprecedented 50-80mm f/1.1 Lens – Photography Article

Are you a Canon user? If so, you’ll be happy to know that Canon continues to push the boundaries of camera gear innovation. Because earlier this month, a Canon patent was published, one that detailed plans for a new lens: a 50-80mm f/1.1 zoom. Yes, you read that right. According to the Canon patent, the lens would have a fixed maximum aperture across its entire focal length range, maintaining its f/1.1 maximum aperture from 50mm to 80mm. A fixed-aperture f/1.1…

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32.5MP Sensor, 4K Video, 30fps RAW Burst – Photography Article

In addition to the Canon 90D promo video we just shared, Canon Rumors has also gotten received a seemingly-official promo video for EOS M6 Mark II, showing what Canon has in store for this compact APS-C mirrorless camera. According to the leaked video, the current Canon EOS M6 is getting a serious overhaul, with more resolution, higher speed, better controls, and higher-quality video all on the list. The Canon EOS M6 Mark II maintains the M6’s compact size and lack…

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32.5MP Sensor, 10fps, 4K Video – Photography Article

Canon Rumors has gotten ahold of the official promo video for the upcoming Canon 90D. The video was leaked just minutes ago, and it reveals all of the key specs and design elements for what may be Canon’s new flagship APS-C DSLR. Previous rumors indicated that the EOS 90D would replace both the Canon 80D and the Canon 7D Mark II, making it Canon’s new APS-C flagship DSLR. While it doesn’t seem that the upcoming 90D will totally fill the…

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Yongnuo Unveils 35mm f/1.4 Lens with Ultrasonic Motor for Canon DSLRs – Photography Article

Budget brand Yongnuo has announced a new version of its 35mm f/1.4 lens for Canon DSLRs, adding an ultrasonic motor and USB port to the lens, but otherwise keeping the design largely unchanged. The new Yongnuo YN35mm f/1.4C DC UWM features the same optical design and build as the current Yongnuo 35mm f/1.4 MC lens available for both Nikon and Canon. It uses 11 optical elements in 9 groups—including two aspherical elements and two low dispersion elements to try and…

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Your Canon DSLR Might Be Hacked; Here’s What You Should Do – Photography Article

Do you use a Canon DSLR? If so, watch out. Because hackers can exploit your camera and hold your images hostage. Seriously. Let me explain: Ransomware is malicious software that hackers can use to infect your camera. Once the ransomware gains access to your camera, it encrypts your images, making them completely inaccessible to you. That’s when the hacker makes a demand: If you ever want to see your photos again, you must pay a sum of money. In return,…

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Canon Drops Ambassador Barbara Davidson for ‘Racist’ Tweet – Photography Article

Pulitzer Prize and Emmy-winning photojournalist Barbara Davidson has been booted from the Canon Explorers of Light program after an insensitive tweet aimed at Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro sparked outrage on social media. In the tweet that kicked off the controversy, Davidson mocked the former Secretary of Housing and Urban Development for not being able to speak Spanish. “You can’t even speak Spanish and you were born and raised in Texas,” read her initial Tweet. “That speaks volumes.” Castro responded,…

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Did Nikon and Canon Follow Micro Four Thirds’ Lead? – Photography Article

I was excited when Canon and Nikon finally stepped into the mirrorless game seriously more seriously, releasing their full-frame mirrorless cameras in 2018. Nikon launched their Z6 and Z7 with the new Z-Mount, while Canon released the EOS-R with a new RF-Mount. Taking a closer look to the mount design, both companies adopt very similar approach, and I can’t help but notice the similarities and be reminded of what Four Thirds promised and delivered in 2003 when Olympus DSLR E-1…

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Canon Designed a 50-80mm f/1.1 Lens – Photography Article

Canon is apparently hard at work developing some never-before-seen lenses. A newly published patent shows that the camera company has at least toyed with the idea of a crazy 50-80mm f/1.1 lens. First spotted by Northlight Images, the patent (US20190243111) shows designs for a number of ultra-fast 50-80mm zoom lenses, including a f/1.8, f/1.6, f/1.4, f/1.2, and f/1.1. Canon has offered an f/1.0 lens before in the rare 50mm f/1.0, but offering a fixed f/1.1 aperture on a zoom lens…

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Searching for the ‘Ideal’ Image Sensor – Photography Article

Like it or not, much of the conversation around image quality these days revolves around sensor size. When Sony announced the a7R IV, it boasted image quality that “rivaled medium format.” When people defend Micro Four Thirds, they show off their ultra-portable system and claim the images are “indistinguishable from full-frame.” And then you have tweets like this: Full-frame has all-but taken over as the professional ‘standard.’ But why? And does it even deserve that title? I don’t think it…

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Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K Uses Bigger Sensor & Canon EF Mount – Photography Article

Blackmagic is shaking up the cinema camera industry once again with the new Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K. Sold alongside the 4K version, the BMPCC 6K features a larger Super 35mm 6K HDR image sensor and uses the Canon EF mount, opening up a huge number of stills and cinema lens options for BMPCC users. The newly released Canon EF-mount cinema camera boasts a 6144 x 3456 Super 35mm HDR image sensor, which translates into just over 21MP of usable…

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